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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 32-N.Mean grade point average earned by high school graduates, by subject field and selected school and student demographic characteristics: Selected years, 1987–2000 (Military Science)

CharacteristicGrade point average
2000 1998 1994 1990 1987
Mean s.e. Mean s.e. Mean s.e. Mean s.e. Mean s.e.
Military Science 3.03 0.075 2.98 0.055 2.97 0.052 2.79 0.068 2.74 0.078
Student gender
Male 2.95 0.072 2.99 0.054 2.93 0.056 2.79 0.069 2.73 0.091
Female 3.10 0.085 2.98 0.068 3.03 0.084 2.79 0.105 2.76 0.084
Student race/ethnicity1
White 3.12 0.081 3.18 0.044 3.14 0.097 2.98 0.072 2.87 0.117
Black 2.82 0.097 2.83 0.055 2.80 0.074 2.52 0.118 2.62 0.079
Hispanic 3.12 0.085 2.92 0.084 2.99 0.122 2.80 0.103 2.86 0.089
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.32 0.199 3.31 0.266 3.00 0.078 3.32 0.138 2.66 0.232
American Indian 3.31 0.125 3.13 0.281 2.61 0.177 3.31 0.831 1.85 0.467
Student program
Academic 3.07 0.096 3.09 0.063 3.04 0.050 2.91 0.055 2.85 0.096
Vocational 2.73 0.133 2.53 0.206 2.41 0.137 2.33 0.197 2.81 0.085
Both 2.98 0.072 2.87 0.081 3.03 0.104 2.70 0.148 2.47 0.114
Neither 2.68 0.109 2.50 0.099 2.54 0.096 2.31 0.166 2.61 0.149
Community type
Urban 2.96 0.078 2.83 0.086
Suburban 3.00 0.156 3.14 0.086
Rural 3.19 0.071 3.05 0.053
Big city 2.99 0.091 2.86 0.135 2.80 0.088
Urban fringe 2.95 0.108 2.77 0.095 2.55 0.197
Medium city 3.04 0.134 2.70 0.230 2.84 0.188
Small place 2.92 0.088 2.78 0.108 2.72 0.144
School type
Public 3.03 0.075 2.98 0.055 2.98 0.054 2.75 0.078 2.74 0.079
Nonpublic 4.00 # 2.74 0.696 2.96 0.036 2.00 #
Region of the country2
Northeast 2.71 0.218 2.85 0.423 2.59 0.250 2.93 0.037 2.59 0.212
South 3.00 0.101 3.01 0.066 2.97 0.067 2.71 0.112 2.70 0.089
Midwest 3.18 0.094 2.71 0.104 3.14 0.091 2.76 0.099 2.88 0.204
West 3.15 0.073 3.06 0.097 3.02 0.084 2.91 0.068 2.80 0.116

— Not available.

# Rounds to zero.

† Not applicable. The community type definitions used in 1987, 1990, and 1994 differed from the definitions used in 1998 and 2000.

1 American Indian includes Alaska Native, Black includes African American, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin unless specified.

2 "Region of the country" refers to the Census-defined regions. For more information about Census-defined regions, see the U.S. Census Bureau online publication "Census Regions and Divisions of the United States" (http://www.census.gov/geo/www/us_regdiv.pdf [1.1M PDF]).

NOTE: Grade point averages presented in the 1982 High School and Beyond transcript study do not comply to the same four-point scale used by the High School Transcript Studies.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), Selected years 1987–2000.


Last updated 2 December 2005 (HM)

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